According to the Labour Standard, on paydays an employer must give the nanny written wage statement for the pay period, which includes the following information:
1. The nanny’s name and address;
2.The hours worked by the nanny;Read More
The childcare providers (nannies) take care of children and assist parents with childcare, prepare meals and perform housekeeping duties for the children. They don't work outside the home and do not do gardening or washing cars.
As of September 15, 2017, the following are the set rates for the childcare providers (nannies):Read More
All nannies must be paid on weekly, bi-weekly or semimonthly basis (at least twice a month). Salary, including overtime pay, must be paid within eight days after the end of the pay period or within a pay period not to exceed 16 days.
On paydays, the employer must give the nanny a written wage statement for the pay period, which includes the following information:Read More
One of our nannies received a phone call from someone pretending he is calling from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
He threatened her that she will have to pay a fine of $1,000.00 because she did not pay her taxes since 2012 (although she arrived in Canada in 2016). He was also very rude and aggressive on the phone.Read More
If I was given a notice of termination by my employer after more than 3 months of employment, am I entitled to compensation for this dismissal?
A nanny who was relieved of her duties given a written notice for one week prior to the release date (last day of employment)...
Experienced nanny is required to join a family in West Vancouver on a long term basis to take care of two adorable kids 4 years old daughter and 2 year old son. Both parents are working full time so they need someone Monday to Friday for a live out position.
Ideal Nanny should be energetic with experience in childcare and great references.
The salary range for nannies has grown considerably in the last year due to higher demand for childcare.
As the economy grows, the demand for workers grows in all sectors and caregivers are no different than any.
The minimum wage set by the provincial government in British Columbia has not changed in the last few years ($11 per hour), so it is quite rare to find good experienced nannies/caregivers accepting this rate.
Only a few recent arrivals to Canada, with no previous experience, are willing to work (as live-in) at this rate and their numbers are dwindling daily.
According to Service Canada https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/foreign-workers/caregiver.html "families can hire a foreign caregiver to provide care, in a private residence, to children, seniors or persons with certified medical needs.1. Caregivers for children - Children under 18 years of age (Child care provider, live-in caregiver, nanny)
If you are looking for an experienced live-out nanny you should expect to pay on average $17/hr. Beyond the childcare, the nanny will perform housekeeping and meal preparation duties. If the nanny is a driver, she could ask for a salary above the average mentioned above.
For a foreign worker the salary starts at the median wage set by the federal government. In Vancouver, the median salary for childcare is set at $11.00 per hour.
If a family does not need a nanny on regular basis but only for a few hours sporadically, then a babysitter will be more appropriate then a nanny full-time. The question is where to look for a babysitter when your needs are for only a short period of time knowing that is not easy to have the same person babysitting whenever is required. One should try as many ways as possible including friends' and relatives' referrals, newspapers and bulletin board advertisements ...
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